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Home-Based 100 winners mentioned in New York Times

Just wanted to tip my hat to two 2007 Home-Based 100 winners that were mentioned in the New York Times yesterday by columnist David Pogue. The featured Home-Based 100 winners were: Larry Murphy’s Murphy Outdoors Catherine and Steve Simms’ Whiner and Diner They were used as shining examples of how you can set up a [...]

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Amazon: What’s All The Hubub, Bub?

Hi gang, This is the first of a 2 part series about Amazon and eBay.  I’m going to talk about each sites positives and negatives from a large sellers point of view. Please keep in mind that I am a dvd, cd, book, and video game seller – your experience may vary.  Side effects include nausea, [...]

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The time is NOW to get your business online

As you know, at StartupNation we’re all about helping you make progress and get stuff done easier and more effectively as an entrepreneur. Well, this week marks a milestone for entrepreneurs who’ve been wondering when’s the right time to finally get their business online with a solid website and a comprehensive online strategy. That time [...]

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If he can sing opera, you can start a business

I recently saw a video at YouTube showing a socially awkward, British mobile telephone salesman singing his heart out. My first reaction, like so many of the other 20,000,000 people who downloaded the video, was goosebumps. Here’s the video of you want to watch it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9e8mh2cUlbs It dawned on me after the second time playing the video that if [...]

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eBay Listing Fees Lowered For Media – A Milestone In Many Ways

Hi gang, Today,  for the first time ever,  eBay announced category specific pricing on the eBay US site.  They lowered Media category fees by .05 at several levels: $0.01 – 0.99 (auction-style only) Original Categories Insertion Fee: $ .20 New Media fee: $ .10 $1.00 – 9.99 (auction-style and fixed price) Original Categories Insertion Fee: [...]

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I’m giving gorilla tactics a whole new meaning

Hi gang, I am so honored and excited to be back in the Blogging fold here at SUN! (queue cheesy organ music) "When we last spoke to Inflatable Madness,  they were a top eBay seller, selling movies, music and games by the hundreds of thousands on eBay.  Kevin Harmon, their CEO, spoke with the Sloan [...]

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